Our mission at Onward House is to open doors to improve lives and uplift communities through educational, economic and support services.

Our strength is our ability to adapt to societal changes.

In the early 20th century, people in the West Town community needed food, clothing and shelter – and Onward House responded.

Today, adult education and affordable child care rank among the community’s greatest needs. Onward House is a comprehensive Adult Education providers in Belmont Cragin and one of the major providers of high-quality Early Childhood Education.

Today, Onward House’s programming focus includes:

  • Education for children, youth, and adults
  • Workforce development centered on computer classes and assistance for entrepreneurs
  • Support by connecting families with additional services, including our food pantry

Set up a tour, or visit our administrative offices for more information:

Phone: (773) 622-3215

Address: 5413 West Diversey Avenue / Chicago, IL 60639